hocus definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To fool or deceive; hoax.
    • To infuse (meals or beverage) with a drug.
    • To deceive or cheat.
    • To adulterate; to medicine.
    • To stupefy with drugged liquor.
  • verb:
    • to try out a trick on; hoax; cheat.
    • To stupefy with drugged alcohol.
    • To adulterate; to medication (alcohol).
  • noun:
    • One who cheats or deceives.
    • drugged alcohol
    • One who cheats or deceives.
    • Drugged alcohol.
    • A cheat; an impostor; additionally, a conjurer.
    • Drugged alcohol fond of people to stupefy him.
  • others:
    • To impose upon; cheat.
    • Hence To stupefy or make insensible through drugged beverage for the true purpose of cheating or robbing.
    • To drug, as beverage, for the intended purpose of stupefying.

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